Wrigley says that the pilot can always turn off autopilot if the plane starts making unexpected course changes. If someone did hack into the aircraft and take over the plane using the flight management computer, they would have had no means of keeping that control. "If an aircraft flight management system could be hacked by remote control, it would cause a lot of confusion on the flight deck, but I can't imagine that any pilot would just sit back and watch while the aircraft changed course." In that event surely they would find some way of communicating the problem.
Alibaba Group, in one of the biggest IPOs ever, ended up 38 percentat $93.89 on massive volume on Friday. Because the Chinese online retailer'sstock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and is not an S&P 500 component,its gains were not reflected in major indexes and it did little to help anotherwise lacklustre day on Wall Street.
The civil penalty, which requires court approval, settlescharges made on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice andFederal Trade Commission that Berkshire violated theHart-Scott-Rodino antitrust law by not telling regulators aboutthe Dec. 9, 2013 transaction in advance.
The city of Charlottesville, the University of Virginia and the local community have contributed $100,000 to a reward for “information leading to the cause” of Graham’s disappearance. Anyone with info is asked to call the tipline